|Rag Radio 2014-04-11 - Economic Justice Advocate Betsy Leondar-Wright, Author of 'Missing Class' - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Betsy Leondar-Wright, a scholar, author, and long-time activist for economic justice, is Thorne Dreyer's guest on Rag Radio. Betsy's latest book, "Missing Class: Stengthening Social Movement Groups by Seeing Class Cultures," makes the case that recognizing class culture differences could enable activists to strengthen their own groups and build more durable cross-class alliances for social justice...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Betsy Leondar-Wright; Social Activists; Economic Justice Activists; Authors; Class Culture
|Rag Radio 2011-07-15 / Community Organizer Linda Stout, Author of "Collective Visioning" - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Linda Stout is the founder and director of Spirit in Action, a nonprofit organization involved in broad-based movement building, working with diverse communities, grassroots groups, and social justice organizations. She previously led the Piedmont Peace Project in North Carolina, which won the National Grassroots Peace Award. She is the author of "Bridging the Class Divide." Her latest book is "Collective Visioning: How Groups Can Work Together for a Just and Sustainable Future." Host and Produc...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Linda Stout; Authors; Community Organizers; Social Activists
|Rag Radio 2011-02-25 / Human Rights Activist Jim Rigby, Pastor, St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Austin - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Dr. James Rigby is a human rights activist and pastor at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Austin. He has been outspoken in his opposition to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and is a strong supporter of universal health care. He has been honored by the Women’s Political Caucus, the Austin Rape Crisis Center, and the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault, and has been recognized for his work for women’s reproductive rights, against hate crimes, and for the rights of gay, lesbian, bis...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Rev Jim Rigby; Social Activists; Austin; Theology
|Rag Radio 2011-06-03 / Psychologist and Populist Author Bruce E. Levine - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Bruce E. Levine writes and speaks widely on how society, culture, politics, and psychology intersect. A practicing clinical psychologist often at odds with the mainstream of his profession, he is an activist in the mental health treatment reform movement. Levine is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post, CounterPunch, AlterNet, and Z Magazine. His latest book is Get Up, Stand Up: Uniting Populists, Energizing the Defeated, and Battling the Corporate Elite.
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Bruce E. Levine; Pyschologists; Authors; Populists; Social Activists
|Rag Radio 2011-10-14 - Scholar, Author, Urban Theorist & Social Activist Mike Davis - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Mike Davis is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Creative Writing at the University of California, Riverside. An urban theorist, historian, and social activist, Davis is the author of City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles, In Praise of Barbarians: Essays against Empire, and Planet of Slums. His columns appear frequently at TomDispatch and occasionally on The Rag Blog. He was named a MacArthur Fellow in 1998, and was honored for distinguished achievement in nonfiction w...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer: Mike Davis; Urban Theorists, Social Activists; Authors
|Rag Radio 2012-06-22 - Gail & Betsy Leondar-Wright on Gay Marriage & Social Justice - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Gail and Betsy Leondar-Wright, who have been together since 1991, were among the first same-sex couples to be legally married in the United States -- on May 23, 2004, in Arlington, Massachusetts, the week the state made same-sex marriage legal. We discuss their marriage, the gay marriage and LGBT movements in America, and the larger issues of class and progressive social change to which they are committed...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; LGBT; Gay Marriage; Gail Leondar-Wright; Betsy Leondar-Wright; Classism; Social Activists
|Rag Radio 2014-09-19 - Acclaimed Singer-Songwriter, Recording Artist & Social Activist Sara Hickman - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Our guest is Sara Hickman, acclaimed folk-rock, pop, and childrens' singer-songwriter, musician, vocalist, and recording artist who joins us in discussion and performs three songs on the show. Sara was the 2010-2011 official "State Musician of Texas" (previous honorees include Willie Nelson and Lyle Lovett). She also is an avid supporter of numerous charities and organizations benefiting children, women, animals, and health -- and she recently wrote in the Austin American-Statesman about her ong...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Sara Hickman; Singer-Songwriters; Texas Musicians; Austin Musicians; Social Activists; Depression; Childrens' Music; Recording Artists
|Rag Radio 2014-01-10 - Austin Music Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter Gina Chavez - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Thorne Dreyer's guest was indie-folk singer-songwriter Gina Chavez who also performed live on the show. Chavez is known for her impressive multi-instrumental performances and a unique sound inspired by cumbia, bossa nova, vintage pop, reggaeton and other genres. She won the 2012-13 Austin Music Award for Best Latin Traditional Artist, did two tours in Japan as the Official City of Austin Music Ambassador, and won praise from National Public Radio's All Songs Considered and Alt...
Keywords: Rag Radio, Thorne Dreyer, Gina Chavez, Singer-Songwriters, Austin Musicians, Austin Music Awards, El Salvador, Social Activists, Latina Musicians
|Radio Homeless Marathon CHLY interviews with Gord Fuller and Deb Librock - Kenny brault|
Every Feburay the Radio Homeless Marathon broadcasts across Campus Radio ststions across Canada thie was my contribution to CHLY's part of the Marathon. Two 30 minute interviews one with Poverty and Social activists Gord Fuller and another with Hunger Nananimo project's Deb Librock
Keywords: Homeless Marathon Campus Radio stations CHLY 101.7 fm he Marathon. interviews Poverty Social activists Gord Fuller Hunger Nananimo Deb Librock kenny brault